Sport: Football's Top Ten

October's first football Saturday produced few outright upsets, but gamblers' point spreads took a licking in most games involving the nation's leading teams. Many had to capitalize on breaks or come from behind with desperate last-quarter rallies. With the season three weeks old, TIME'S ranking of the nation's top ten:

1) Oklahoma—but only on sufferance, since they were outplayed and forced to capitalize on a fumble for a 6-0 victory over stubborn Oregon.

2) Army—with its new jazzed-up razzle-dazzle offense, featuring a "lonely man" spread so wide at end he doesn't even huddle with the team; it walloped highly regarded Penn State 26-0...

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